Category Archives: History

People and places from history or historical reenactments

Wild Ponies on Assateague Island

This spring I took a photo workshop with Jim Clark at the Chincoteague Bay Field Station in Virginia. Mr. Clark had us in the field most days before the sun was up and often we stayed in the field to … Continue reading

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“Mr. ED”

Assateague Island National Seashore near Ocean City, Md is a great place to see wild ponies. This pony reminded me of Mr. Ed the talking horse or a good case for dental care in ponies.

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Steam Train Puffs Out of Cumberland Station

I had gone to Cumberland, MD to help a friend on his 60 mile leg of C&O Canal. As we unload the bike at the northern end of the canal, to our surprise in steamed a beautiful old train. It … Continue reading

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Crater

Crater Lake, Oregon in late May was still cover in snow. The north entrance still had about 4 feet of snow blocking the road. On the left side of the picture, you can see a small volcanic cone. The only … Continue reading

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Swain’s Boat House

Hiking the C&O Canal south toward Swain’s Lock, I saw the boat house, Lock house, and lift Lock all reflected perfectly in the canal. It was such a gray day I almost didn’t take my camera. Goes to show never … Continue reading

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Steam Engine

The steam engine tractor was the farm work horse in the early 1900th. This restored Stevens Steam Engine was on display at the Steam and Gas Show at the Montgomery Farm Park in Derwood MD.

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Cannon Fire

Fort Frederick, MD is the restored French and Indian War Fort in western Maryland. They are the home of this cannon firing team. Dressed in that French and Indian War uniforms they fired the cannon. Look closely. you can see … Continue reading

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